hand·​blown | \ ˈhan(d)-ˈblōn How to pronounce handblown (audio) \

Definition of handblown

: made by glassblowing and molded by hand

Examples of handblown in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His pieces are exquisite and classy — martini and whiskey glasses, dessert bowls, crystal ice cube tic-tac-toe sets and handblown cheese domes. Washington Post, "Burlington," 13 Nov. 2019 The Czech Embassy opens its doors Saturday so shoppers can browse handblown glass ornaments and Bohemian jewelry while sipping mulled wine and listening to carols. Washington Post, "15 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend," 7 Nov. 2019 The exhibits feature intricate baskets, handblown glass, folk art, quilts, and functional and decorative ceramics, among other treasures. Kari Bodnarchuk, BostonGlobe.com, "Here, there, and everywhere," 16 July 2019 Shopping: Visit Simon Pearce’s glassworks in Quechee for lunch, the view, to watch handblown glass being made and to shop (simonpearce.com). Michael Mcandrews, courant.com, "Gourmet Road Trip: Vermont’s artisanal foods beckon," 11 July 2019 This handblown whiskey glass has a soapstone base, made in Finland, to chill it. Florence Fabricant, The Seattle Times, "8 great kitchen tools you didn’t know you needed," 29 Aug. 2018 Simon Pearce’s handblown whiskey glass now has a soapstone base, made in Finland, to chill it. New York Times, "A Cool Way to Chill Bourbon," 27 June 2018 The wooden sashes are in beautiful shape, and many of the wavy, handblown glass panes are still intact. Ryan D'agostino, Popular Mechanics, "These Ingenious Window Inserts Will Slash Your Heating Bill," 11 Aug. 2016 From its Machined line is this creation, which comes in steel or brass and has a handblown glass vase for a single bloom. Kavita Daswani, latimes.com, "Bring a little royal wedding sparkle home," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of handblown

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Handblown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handblown. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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